Coca-Cola made this film to promote Coke use on the job. Three main ideas are expressed: (1) Workers must be spoken to in very simple language; (2) Replace bottles in the rack when you're finished with them; and (3) Mild stimulants go well with production. Contains many images of people, especially male and female workers on the job, drinking Coca-Cola; people eating lunch in a variety of industrial surroundings.03:54:35:23 Young woman in 1950s style one-piece bathing suit fluffs pad of beach...
How a New York City newspaper delivery drivers' strike in 1945 failed to divert readers' interest in their favorite newspapers. Shows the newspapers of the day and huge lines of people outside newspaper offices waiting to purchase updated editions. In Kodachrome. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Media: Newspapers, Labor: Strikes, New York City
Presents in lay terms what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peace-time uses of atomic energy and the by-products of nuclear fission. From The Field Guide to Sponsored Films: RESOURCES: “Atom Educational Film Made Available by GE,” Wash Post, Aug. 9, 1953, R11; “A Challenge to Free Enterprise,” Bus Scrn15, no. 5 (1954): 33; advertisement, Bus Scrn18, no. 7 (1957): 5. Science film positioning atomic energy as both a peaceful and a warlike force....
Rusty, a spy from Mars, pays a visit to Earth and discovers how its inhabitants disrespect one another by driving poorly. The film espouses a Christian viewpoint on safety, stating that "reckless driving is a sin." The 1950s-style animation is great.Director: Mel Emde. Writer: William Bernal. Designer: Cliff Roberts. Animators: Ken Mundie, Dick Drew, Sammy Kai. Voices: Howard Morris. Music: Benny Golson with Art Blakey and his Jazz Messengers. Executive Producer: Roger Burgess. Camera... ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Animation, Safety: Automotive, Religion
Complete presentation of the banana industry from the clearing of the jungle and the planting to the shipment of the fruit to the American markets. ( 14 reviews ) Topics: Agriculture: Bananas, Central America
Anti-pornography film produced by financier Charles Keating, linking pornography to the Communist conspiracy and the decline of Western civilization. ( 82 reviews ) Topics: Culture wars, Sexualities, Pornography
This disturbing film records the successful experiments in the resuscitation of life to dead animals (dogs), as conducted by Dr. S.S. Bryukhonenko at the Institute of Experimental Physiology and Therapy, Voronezh, U.S.S.R. Director: D.I. Yashin. Camera: E.V. Kashina. Narrator: Professor Walter B. Cannon. Introduced by Professor J.B.S. Haldane. ( 70 reviews ) Topics: Animals: Dogs, Medicine: Veterinary: Experiments, Life extension
High school boy who has scratched his desk is lectured by principal on acting his age. Teen girls and boys turn into 5-year-olds, illustrating infantile reactions. The principal delivers a pep talk on growing up. A boy has a "How Old Am I?" chart. The school janitor / custodian lectures on immaturity. Pictures Jim losing interest in his algebra and initialing the top of his desk. The principal, Mr. Edwards, talks with Jim about the adolescent's problem of growing up and meeting...
A group of children, all wearing ape masks, rides their bicycles to the park for a picnic. Along the way, all but one are eliminated for violating basic bike safety rules. This strange film was narrated by Edward Everett Horton. Script and Direction: Dale Jennings. Photography: Max Hutto. Art Direction: Ralph Hulett. With Dick Hutto, Janice Powell, Lucie Hagens, Ralph Hulett, Clyde L. Johnson, Dave Hembree, Colleen Hutto, Charles Hagens, Kevin Lindsay, Dan Whitehead, Don Moody, Diane Chambers,... ( 42 reviews ) Topics: Bicycles, Safety: Bicycle, Animals: Apes
Texas: Knife-thrower Louella Gallagher throws knives at her daughters Connie Ann, 5, and Colleena Sue, 2-1/2, missing them skillfully as the knives enter a board. Newsreel story. ( 9 reviews ) Topics: Newsreels, Mothers, Surrealism
Selected for the 2004 National Film Registry of "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" motion pictures. Famous Civil Defense film for children in which Bert the Turtle shows what to do in case of atomic attack. ( 73 reviews ) Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Civil defense, Animation
Presented by: U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Public Health Service and Bureau State Services. Produced by the Communicable Disease Center in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Muscogee Health Department. 0647 PA8739 Babies and Breadwinners ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Motion Pictures: Government, Health and Hygiene, Medicine: Infectious Diseases
Set at the 1956 General Motors Motorama, this is one of the key Populuxe films of the 1950s, showing futuristic dream cars and Frigidaire's "Kitchen of the Future." ( 25 reviews ) Topics: Futurism, Automobiles: Advertising, Gender roles
Animated classic presenting what an atom is, how energy is released from certain kinds of atoms, the peacetime uses of atomic energy and the byproducts of nuclear fission. ( 24 reviews ) Topics: Atomic-nuclear: Energy, Physics, Animation
Promotional film made for the City of Detroit, an unsuccessful bidder for the Olympic Games. With views of city highways, automobile manufacturing, a diverse population, and social activities, all shot prior to the city's economic decline. ( 23 reviews ) Topics: Detroit, Michigan, City planning, Race relations
In this corporate-sponsored cartoon, Martian dissidents learn that oil and competition are the two things that make America great. ( 24 reviews ) Topics: Economics, Oil industry, Advertising: Animation
One of the best examples of post-World War II social guidance films, with examples of "good" and "bad" girls, proper and improper dating etiquette, courtesy to parents, and an analysis of what makes some people popular and others not. A scream and a sobering document of postwar conformity. Director: Ted Peshak. Cinematography: Bill Rockar. Writers: Robert Chapin and Patricia Kealy. Editor: George Wilbern. Educational adviser: Dr. Alice Sowers, Director, Family Life Institute... ( 50 reviews ) Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Gender roles